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Engineering Science and Education Journal

Issue 6 • Dec 1996

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  • Engineering training within the Armed Forces: a Navy perspective

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):249 - 256
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    Training in the Royal Navy has to be managed and delivered in a cost-effective and cost-efficient manner, enabling the trainees to gain maximum benefit from the experience and ensuring the taxpayer gets value for money. The training takes into account the needs of a disciplined Service and the particular demands of the Naval lifestyle, whilst recognising the need to award civilian qualifications w... View full abstract»

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  • Education and research in Japan

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):257 - 262
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    Good education has given Japanese industry and research an advantage over many other countries. Using personal experience of education and research in Japan, the authors outline the present education process and some future developments. The pervasiveness and homogeneity of the main-stream education system in Japan is first described. The programme of study and spartan life of students in universi... View full abstract»

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  • Proceedings of 10th International Conference on European Frequency and Time

    Publication Year: 1996
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    The following topics were dealt with: resonators; classical frequency standards; new atomic frequency standards; laser references and stabilisation; dielectric resonators; space time comparison; materials; fundamentals and measurement; sensors; SAW; F/T transfer; oscillators; time scales and dissemination View full abstract»

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  • The training of postgraduates

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):245 - 248
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    The research and management skills required for gaining a PhD differ greatly from those associated with other graduate courses. A training programme for doctoral students should teach the skills needed to conduct research and help prepare students for subsequent careers in industry or academia. When developing the Graduate Support Programme (GRASP) to provide this training at UMIST, it emerged tha... View full abstract»

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  • Is your training scheme accredited?

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):263 - 267
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    Applicants for corporate membership of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) must demonstrate that they have undergone training which satisfies the requirements of the IEE's training regulations. Following a review of these requirements in 1984, the IEE established a process for accrediting the training provided by companies. This article reviews this process and draws attention to some of... View full abstract»

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  • Many hands make light work: optics in the service of instrumentation and measurement

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):269 - 280
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    The advance of photonics in the latter part of the 20th Century represents one of the most important developments and a vital aspect of the exploitation of the technology that began with the invention of the laser. The engineer's rather belated response to that technology has now been highly successful in stimulating a range of developments, including optical-fibre technology. The `many hands' who... View full abstract»

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  • 1996 Index

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s): 289
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The Engineering Science and Education Journal was published by the IET between 1992 and 2002.

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